Dr. Pugliese has received his Degree in Electronic Engineering from the University of Roma â€œLa Sapienzaâ€ (Italy) in 1993, and his Ph.D. in Computer Science Engineering from the University of Lâ€™Aquila (Italy) in 2009. In 1991-1993 he was at the Solid State Electronics Institute of the National Research Council, Rome. He currently holds a management position in the ICT security sector. From 2008 he collaborates with DEWS (a center of excellence for the research of the University of Lâ€™Aquila, Italy). His activities focus mainly in the areas of cryptography and event detection algorithms to be embedded into resource constrained platforms and devices.